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Playwrights

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Comprehensive articles and resources on playwrights from around the world. We have pages on individual writers including William Shakespeare, Arthur Miller and David Mamet.

We also have lists of best plays in particular categories including: best plays of all time and best modern plays.

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Best Christopher Marlowe Plays

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About Marlowe… Christopher Marlowe was a contemporary of William Shakespeare. Born in fact in the same year, he was an eminent playwright of the Elizabethan era. Though today his name doesn’t share the same familiarity...

Best Bertolt Brecht Plays

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Bertolt Brecht is one of the great pioneers of modern theatre. He was a poet, playwright and director. He saw theatre as a tool for change and created a unique form of theatre that’s goal...

Best Tennessee Williams Plays

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Tennessee Williams is an American Playwright. He is well known for some of his classic plays, listed below, and made a great contribution to American theatre. His plays are predominately set in Southern America and...

Eugene O’Neill Plays

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Eugene O’Neill was a highly influential American playwright. His most famous work Long Day’s Journey into Night is a must read for any actor. Almost all of his plays contain strong elements of tragedy and mastery of...

Moliere Plays

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About Moliere Moliere, one of the most significant dramatists in French history, has managed for nearly four hundred years to remain a relevant and widely regarded playwright. This list of Moliere plays showcases some of...

Best Harold Pinter Plays

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A list of the best Harold Pinter plays as chosen by the team at StageMilk. Harold Pinter is a Nobel Prize winning playwright and considered one of the great playwrights of modern times. The English playwright was...

Best Oscar Wilde Plays

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Oscar Wilde was a flamboyant and vivacious playwright of the 19th century. He studied at Oxford and was a keen classicist. He wrote a number of great plays as well as essays, poetry and novels....

Best Sophocles Plays

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Sophocles was one of the earliest playwrights. He is one of the three ancient Greek writers along with Aeschylus and Euripides whose worked has survived. It is rumoured Sophocles wrote over 120 plays yet only a hand...